Davide Giugliano says he is aware that he is crashing too much in World Superbike Championship races following a costly tumble in Jerez, but insists he is always giving '150 per cent'.

The Italian has been the victim of several accidents from good positions during races in 2014, namely in Assen, Donington Park and Laguna Seca, and he would add to that in Jerez when he slipped off whilst running fourth.

With a technical issues on the Ducati 1199 Panigale forcing him out of race two as well, a double DNF was a disappointing return on a weekend where Giugliano has been comfortably one of the quickest riders around the Spanish circuit.

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Naturally disappointed with the end to his weekend, Giugliano admits his approach will also carry some 'risk', but says he is positive with the overall picture nonetheless.

"It was a really difficult day," he said. "In race one we made a good start and I thought I would be able to score a good result. The conditions this weekend have been particularly tough and it hasn't been easy to understand the limit.

"We want to win and feel we are getting closer to this result each weekend, I'm giving it 150 per cent and so there is always a risk. I'm obviously disappointed but looking at the positives, we have been consistently there with the fastest guys this weekend and this is fundamental - it can only give us confidence and spur us on to continue to fight. I want to be finishing the races in a strong position and not on the ground obviously.

"We made a few small changes for race 2 and my feeling improved but unfortunately when I tried to push, to reach those up front, a technical problem caused the rear of the bike to shift unexpectedly and I was forced off track into the gravel. We're looking at the data to understand exactly what happened..."


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wait a minute didn't Chaz win a couple races ???? that's gotta be better than balls to the walls eyes buggin out crashes ? over and over ? to turn a broken program around ya gotta finish !!!!!!

joeski probably right now I think back remember Stoner 1st year on the Honda fast as hell crashed all the time .who was it that said about him maybe Doohan you can always make a fast rider who crashes allot learn how not to crash but you can't make a sorta fast SLOWER RIDER who never crashes go fast .is that what we have here ?

Bring the old 999 out.
It was quicker than this.
The 999 still holds numerous lap records to this day.